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Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Computerised Finance for Business (RQF)

Qualification summary                                  

 

Skillsfirst Awards and Sage UK have worked in partnership to develop a suite of computerised accounting and payroll qualifications.

 
This level 3 qualification deals with more advanced knowledge and skills relating to the theory and use of computerised accounting and payroll software, VAT, standard and advanced budgeting, accounting concepts and the professional values, basic business legislation and responsibilities of a finance professional. Upon registration every learner can access a study pack which includes:

 

The primary target group for this qualification would be full-time Financial Technicians and Managers who wanted a combined accounting and payroll qualification. Others it would appeal to would be self-employed business owners, Prison Governors to use as part of their 're-settlement initiative' and graduates or people looking for CPD utilising advanced learner loans (ALLs).

 

If you feel that the content of this qualification is too advanced for your current role then you could look at our Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF), or our Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF).

 

This qualification does not require you to have any prior qualifications or levels of prior learning but a working knowledge of accounting and/or payroll processes is advisable. There is no minimum age requirement for this qualification.

 

On completion of this qualification you could enhance your CPD further by completing any of the following:

 

This qualification is supported by SAGE UK and nationwide employers across many sectors.

 

Centres may find the following website helpful for materials and resources to assist with the delivery of this qualification; please click here

 

 

Related Documents:


Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Computerised Finance (RQF) Handbook

 

 

Qualification structure


Learners must achieve all 12 units from Group M.

 

Total Qualification Time (TQT) is 380 hours

Guided Learning Hours (GLH) are 270

Qualification number

Qualification reference

Registration start date

Qualification review date

CFD3 

 

603/1176/9 

 

01/03/2017

 

31/12/2022

 

 

Group M - Mandatory units

RQF 
unit no.

Skillsfirst
unit no.

Unit title

GLH

A/505/1094

CAB6

Principles of VAT

15

F/600/8757

CAB7

Professional values and basic business legislation

4

F/601/3649

CAB8

Setting up accounting software to manage accounting information

15

A/601/3651

CAB9

Process routine payments and receipts using a computerised system

20

F/505/1274

CAB18

Fundamentals of employment legislation for payroll

8

L/505/1276

CAB21

Computerised payroll theory

8

Y/505/1278

CAB24

Computerised payroll skills

25

M/507/7532

CAB26

Responsibilities of a Finance Professional

25

T/507/7533

CAB27

Principles of accounting concepts

48

D/507/7557

CAB33

Prepare and complete a VAT return

5

D/507/7560

CAB34

Standard and advanced budgeting using a computerised accounting package

14

K/507/7562

CAB35

Using computerised accounting software

41

 

 

 

To find out more about our registration/certification fees, contact our customer services team

on 0121 270 5100 or email us

 

Qualifications

Finance & Payroll

Assessment Principles Financial

CAA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF)

CPBA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF)

MMA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Managing your own Money (RQF)

PBA1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Award in Payroll for Business (RQF)

MPFC1 - Skillsfirst Level 1 Certificate in Managing Personal Finance (RQF)

PFA2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Award in Introduction to Personal Finance (RQF)

PBC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Payroll for Business (RQF)

CBBC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF)

CPBC2 - Skillsfirst Level 2 Certificate in Computerised Payroll for Business (RQF)

CAD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Computerised Accounting for Business (RQF)

CFD3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Diploma in Computerised Finance for Business (RQF)

FTC3 - Skillsfirst Level 3 Certificate in Introduction to Financial Trading (RQF)

FTD5 - Skillsfirst Level 5 Diploma in Financial Trading (RQF)